A year ago, Facebook was just testing the waters of mobile advertising, causing plenty of headaches for investors ahead of its massive initial public offering.
It has since eased those worries. Read More
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Two members of Steubenville's celebrated high school football team were found guilty Sunday of raping a drunken 16-year-old girl, and Ohio's attorney general warned the case isn't over, saying he is investigating whether coaches, parents and other students broke the law, too. Read More
The mid-Market Street area has long been troubled by empty storefronts and homelessness, especially the few blocks directly east of San Francisco’s vacant SF Mart building.
But Thursday afternoon, construction workers on the building’s three upper floors were busy installing work stations, filling in walls and ceilings, and building out a sunny rooftop deck. Read More
What could be more entertaining than watching seven hours of former Mayor Gavin Newsom on YouTube, more inspirational than learning of Newsom’s latest initiative in 140 characters or less, more delightful than perusing Newsom’s 180-photo gallery on Facebook? Read More
The internet was buzzing last night with news that Google had developed a workaround to the current lack of internet in Egypt. From the Google blog: Read More
Addressing a torn Egypt, contested-president Mubarak just told Al Jazeera: "I will always be on the side of the poor."
As private jets flee a burning Cairo, it seems that all but the poor have done whatever they can to leave. Which recalls one banal truth to politics:
It doesn't matter if promises are empty if a politician's promises are all the voters feel they have. Read More
Reminding free speech advocates and libertarians that bad bills are like zombies in DC, the “internet kill switch” will be revived in the Senate. Still sponsored by Maine Sen. Collins and Sen. Lieberman, the Sen. Snowe supported bill has been revised and will presented once more. Read More
Twitter is on its way to becoming a forum for political banter.
The social media tool has been known for information updates by celebrities, news organizations and sports teams. Now, Twitter will be hitting the District with its latest hire, Adam Sharp.
Sharp, who was the deputy chief of staff for Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.), will now advise politicians on Capital Hill on how to use maximize their usage of Twitter. Read More
Privacy advocates, libertarians and wanna-be tech entrepreneurs were given something more to be concerned about yesterday. Hot on the heals of the infamous and disturbing “internet kill switch” pushed by the Obama administration, comes the social media snoop code requirement. Read More